Fruity Peanut Butter Granola Bars

This makes for a healthy snack or a lunch box treat. Peanut butter combined with dried apricots is a taste bud pleaser, and the sunflower seeds provide a natural crunch—all held together with natural honey!

Serves: 24Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 3 hours 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy


Serves: 24

Ingredients

  • 3 cups granola
  • 1 cup dried apricots
  • ½ cup chopped peanuts
  • ½ cup sunflower seeds
  • ½ cup pumpkin seeds
  • ½ cup raisins
  • ½ cup smooth peanut butter
  • 2 cups honey
  • 2 large eggs
  • 4 Tbsp. lactose-free margarine

Directions

  • Coat a 9" square dish with margarine and set aside. In a mixing bowl, combine the granola, apricots, peanuts, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, and raisins. Set aside.
  • In a nonstick saucepan, combine the peanut butter and honey. Stir with a wooden spoon until mixture becomes a smooth liquid. Beat eggs and add one at a time, stirring continuously, until the mixture begins to boil. Remove from heat. Stir in margarine. Allow to cool.
  • Pour the honey and peanut butter mixture over granola mixture. Stir to coat thoroughly. Spoon peanut butter mixture into prepared pan.
  • Refrigerate for three hours. Cut into 2" squares. Store bars in the refrigerator between waxed paper to keep fresh.